STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION
Data Entry Operator and Lower Division Clerks Syllabus
It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will
include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space
visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual
memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, verbal and figure
classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will
also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with
abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and
other analytical functions.
English Language :
In addition to the testing of candidates' understanding of the English
Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and
its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would also be tested.
This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems,
Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between
Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion,
Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs,
Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general
awareness of the environment around him and its application to society.
Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such
matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as
may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions
relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to
Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including
Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such
that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting
for SCRIBE there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data
in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.
SKILL TEST for DATA ENTRY OPERATOR:
Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on
Computer. The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be
adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of all the key depressions in
computer as per the given text passage and the duration of the said Test will be
15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed passage of running text matter in English
containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions would be given to each
candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test would be of qualifying nature. Candidates
allowed to take this test, will have to qualify the test at the prescribed speed
on Computer, to be provided by the Commission or the agency authorized by the
Commission to conduct such skill test at the Centre/venue so notified.